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Ben and family went to see Lucuis Gravley this evening.
I went to see Carrie a while this evening.
Oh this awful time when will it be any better no one knows.
10 30 oclock
I thank them both. Mother.
A good day. Ben and Owen got up corn until twelve then Ben helped rais a house for George Hutcherson. I went to Marvins. Kate Harvey was there. Carrie gave me some meat. Jim Power and Fletcher Carr is here to night also Charley Hutcherson.
I went down to the cook room 15 to four oclock made a fire washed the supper dishes then got breakfast. Called the rest of them then we eat. After breakfast I cut up two pumpkins and put them on to cook then put on some meat to cook fed two calves and brought a bucket of water then milked two cows and sloped the pigs put on a liver and face to make scrappel then churned. Josie made bread and coffee for dinner. I washed up a lot of things and took up the meat for dinner then eat dinner. Took up the pumpkins and meat for scrapple and made the scrappel. Janie Gravley and Lucius Muriel Gravley and Effie Brumfield stopped here a few minutes on their way home from Danville. Well I have not room for any more.
Paul Bennett come a while this evening. I am all ways glad to see Paul.
Josie come home this evening. Mrs. Hubbard died yesterday. Lucius Gravely commenced to teach school at Renan this morning. Henry Brumfield went to school. Edna & Franklin and I staid here all day. Gladis Brumfield come with Henry home.
9 30 oclock
Cloudy most of the day. Ben plowed to day. Mr Owen planted potatoes. Jim carried stalks to the cows. Josie ironed & got dinner. I washed a little. I made the button holes in Hazel Smiths cloak and carried it home. Carrie was busy fixin for tomorrow. She is thinkin of going to meeting tomorrow.
Heard to day that Lucius Gravelys wife has a daughter.
A clear cool day. There was plenty of frost this morning. In some places the land was frozen. Jim & Owen fixed some land for a sweet potato patch. Ben went to Chalk Level this morning for some work that Sam Switz done for him. Worked the balance of the day on Jim Emersons car and did not get it so he could use it. Jim Emerson & Jim Brumfield and Lucius Gravely and Ben has gone to Strait Stone to night.
I stopped Lucius & his wife and had a look at their little daughter. She is a fine child.
Ben worked his water mellons vines late this evening.
Jim worked all day.
Carrie & the children come a while this evening.
Fred Stone brought Bessie home. I paid him a dollar for it.
I had thought that I would start to Richmond in the morning but it is raining so that I doubt it now.
It is lightning & thundering.
A rainy day so no one could work out of doors. The boys staid at the shop most of the day. I got dinner. Had saled the firs that we have had. Josie ironed most of the day. Henry went to school. Lucius Graveley quit teaching yesterday. Ben made the children a waggon to play with.
A good day. Ben & Jim raked their new ground & pulled a few stumps. Josie got dinner. I went down the branch & caught a little fish. Carrie & the children come a little while. Carried washed today. I sent a letter to Golde. Hope he will get it. I got a letter from John today. He is well. Jim Emerson & Lucius Graveley passed here to day. Lucius said he expected to start for NC this evening.